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Christmas Gifts Under $5

This post contains affiliate links. My per person budget for members of my immediate family is usually between $10 to $20 per person, including gifts that go in their stockings. While I make many gifts for pennies, I also purchase items from garage sales, and I look for low-cost items that my family members will love…

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Harry Potter Christmas Baby Shower

I hosted a baby shower last week for a soon to be first-time mom who is a huge Harry Potter fan. Since I seem to have a Harry Potter birthday party for at least one of my children every year (and have for the last few years) this meant I already had several items that…

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Sewing for Operation Christmas Child

I am excited to participate in filling shoeboxes this year for Operation Christmas Child! These gifts go to needy children all over the world. I spent some time recently reading stories of those who had received shoeboxes as children, as well as those who have helped distribute shoeboxes. I took note of what gifts were…

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11 Mother’s Day Gifts Under $5

  I saw an ad the other day for Mother’s Day gifts under $100. While I love my mother, I don’t have that kind of a budget, and I am certain that I’m not the only one. Mothers appreciate being thought of on Mother’s Day, and you don’t have to spend a lot to let…

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A Little Something I Made LAST Christmas

Otherwise known as the hardest embroidery project I’ve ever done. (The second hardest was this lavender). Some of you were excited about using coloring pages as embroidery designs, so I thought I would share another way to use a coloring page as an embroidery design. I used some scraps of fabric last Christmas, some black…

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Subway Art Style Bookmarks

I’ve had a lot of questions about the Subway Art Style bookmarks that I made for my children for Christmas.   I made mine in Photoshop, but you can easily make them in Word. If you want more fonts than you currently have, do a search for free fonts, and download some new fonts that…